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Named officers for victims of crime a ‘ridiculous gimmick’ – Starmer

Named officers for victims of crime a ‘ridiculous gimmick’ – Starmer

Named officers for victims of crime a ‘ridiculous gimmick’ – Starmer

26 July 2021

The Prime Minister put forward the idea while writing in the Sunday Express.


Matty Lee’s family ‘stunned’ by his gold as they watch in the garden at home

Matty Lee’s family ‘stunned’ by his gold as they watch in the garden at home

Matty Lee’s family ‘stunned’ by his gold as they watch in the garden at home

26 July 2021

The medal-winner’s father Tim said it was a ‘great atmosphere’ as friends joined the family for the event.


Ronan Keating agrees phone-hacking settlement at High Court

Ronan Keating agrees phone-hacking settlement at High Court

Ronan Keating agrees phone-hacking settlement at High Court

26 July 2021

The Irish singer and TV presenter claimed his voicemail messages had been intercepted by News of the World publisher News Group Newspapers.


‘Worst weekend in memory’ for fire service as six die in Scotland’s waters

‘Worst weekend in memory’ for fire service as six die in Scotland’s waters

‘Worst weekend in memory’ for fire service as six die in Scotland’s waters

26 July 2021

Those who died include four boys aged nine, 11, 13 and 16.


Travel rules to be eased for UK expats – report

Travel rules to be eased for UK expats – report

Travel rules to be eased for UK expats – report

26 July 2021

The Department for Transport has committed to holding a formal review of the rules for arriving travellers ‘no later’ than Saturday.


Compulsory jabs for students to attend lectures not ruled out by minister

Compulsory jabs for students to attend lectures not ruled out by minister

Compulsory jabs for students to attend lectures not ruled out by minister

26 July 2021

The Times reported that Boris Johnson had made the suggestion amid slow uptake rates among young people.


Mild kidney disease linked to increased cancer risk, study finds

Mild kidney disease linked to increased cancer risk, study finds

Mild kidney disease linked to increased cancer risk, study finds

26 July 2021

Researchers said mild kidney disease may be present in one third of the population.


Schools closing ‘could be behind drop in Covid-19 cases across UK’

Schools closing ‘could be behind drop in Covid-19 cases across UK’

Schools closing ‘could be behind drop in Covid-19 cases across UK’

26 July 2021

Schools in Scotland shut at the end of June, while those in England closed in July.


Senior doctors to be consulted on possible industrial action over pay rise offer

Senior doctors to be consulted on possible industrial action over pay rise offer

Senior doctors to be consulted on possible industrial action over pay rise offer

26 July 2021

The British Medical Association said the findings will be reviewed and help determine whether there is a need for a formal ballot on the 3% offer.


Heathrow’s pandemic losses hit £2.9bn

Heathrow’s pandemic losses hit £2.9bn

Heathrow’s pandemic losses hit £2.9bn

26 July 2021

Fewer than four million passengers travelled through the west London airport in the first six months of the year.


Ryanair sees strong recovery in summer bookings

Ryanair sees strong recovery in summer bookings

Ryanair sees strong recovery in summer bookings

26 July 2021

The announcement came as the company reported a loss of 273 million euros (£234 million).


Homes, roads and hospitals flooded as storms batter England’s south

Homes, roads and hospitals flooded as storms batter England’s south

Homes, roads and hospitals flooded as storms batter England’s south

26 July 2021

Whipps Cross and Newham Hospitals in east London both urged patients to find alternative treatment centres after they were affected by the downpours.


Joey Barton to face court after being charged with assault

Joey Barton to face court after being charged with assault

Joey Barton to face court after being charged with assault

26 July 2021

The Bristol Rovers manager was arrested on June 2 following an alleged incident at a residential property in Kew, south-west London.


NI Executive to meet to discuss Covid-19 relaxations and waiting list crisis

NI Executive to meet to discuss Covid-19 relaxations and waiting list crisis

NI Executive to meet to discuss Covid-19 relaxations and waiting list crisis

26 July 2021

Northern Ireland has the worst waiting times for elective care procedures in the UK.


House prices ‘are now 30% higher than their 2007 peak’

House prices ‘are now 30% higher than their 2007 peak’

House prices ‘are now 30% higher than their 2007 peak’

26 July 2021

Stock shortages are helping to push up prices and houses are out-performing flats, Zoopla said.


Boeing’s Starliner to attempt second uncrewed test flight to space station

Boeing’s Starliner to attempt second uncrewed test flight to space station

Boeing’s Starliner to attempt second uncrewed test flight to space station

26 July 2021

If successful, the mission will pave the way for Starliner to become a ‘taxi service’ for Nasa, ferrying astronauts to and from the ISS.


What the papers say – July 26

What the papers say – July 26

What the papers say – July 26

26 July 2021

A turn in the nation’s coronavirus rates features among the stories on the front pages.


Labour vows to transform economy with ‘new deal for working people’

Labour vows to transform economy with ‘new deal for working people’

Labour vows to transform economy with ‘new deal for working people’

25 July 2021

The Labour leader pledged to make the nation ‘the best place to work’.


Ministers to discuss rolling out further daily testing sites to ease ‘pingdemic’

Ministers to discuss rolling out further daily testing sites to ease ‘pingdemic’

Ministers to discuss rolling out further daily testing sites to ease ‘pingdemic’

25 July 2021

Their decisions will depend on the demand registered with Whitehall departments.


Ministers consider ways to block China’s state-owned nuclear power firm

Ministers consider ways to block China’s state-owned nuclear power firm

Ministers consider ways to block China’s state-owned nuclear power firm

25 July 2021

The move would likely stoke further tensions between the UK and China.


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